Definition of corrosive
1 : tending or having the power to corrode corrosive acids corrosive action the corrosive effects of alcoholism
2 : bitingly sarcastic corrosive satire
Examples of corrosive in a sentence
She argues that racism is dangerous and corrosive to society.
a corrosive satire on the fashion industry and its movers and shakers
First Known Use of corrosive
CORROSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of corrosive for English Language Learners
: causing damage to metal or other materials through a chemical process
: causing someone or something to become weak and damaged
CORROSIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of corrosive for Students
: tending or able to destroy, weaken, or wear away little by little corrosive substances
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